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A How-To Guide For Installing A Home Garden

This contribution in our Resilience Spotlight series, featuring stories from Peak Prosperity readers, comes from one of the site's founders: me. When I moved from Silicon Valley up to Sonoma County CA five years ago in 2012, I documented my ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Apr 19 2018 - 12:05pm - 30 comments - 0 attachments

Railroad ties: a potential source of water & garden pollution?

With the heightened sense that the economy is getting more and more unstable, I've been trying to shift gears to more seriously address resiliency (vs temporary emergency) preps.  So water resiliency is one of the things that is now at the top of ...

Discussion - pinecarr - Aug 1 2015 - 10:53am - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Farmbot - thoughts on its use.

Anyone looking into using the Open Source Farmbot technology?  Today I came across a post on the resilient communities site about this new Open Source Technology called Farmbot that can help automate gardening and farming.  ...

Discussion - jasonw - May 8 2014 - 2:08pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Zone 5b Gardeners?

My family recently move back to Colorado to live on a 40 acre homestead closer to my wife's work and we now are faced with the challenge of growing a garden at 7800'.  Looks like we will have a 90 day growing season.  Any folks out there ...

Discussion - jasonw - Mar 10 2014 - 5:20pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

Podcast on the Importance of Growing Heirloom Plants in Your Garden

I'm cross-posting our new podcast with Jere Gettle of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds to bring it to the attention of this Group, as it's particularly relevant to those interested in backyard gardening. Preserving heirloom strains and expanding ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Aug 2 2013 - 9:03pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Elderberries

I want to bring back an old family tradition and raise some elderberries . I remember their unusual taste in pies, jellies, and jams. Plus, I've never tried them for winemaking but I'd like to try. Elderberries are easy to grow or ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jul 12 2013 - 2:55pm - 13 comments - 0 attachments

potato tower

Adam Taggart is using a potato tower this year:     Here are cross-posted instructions, along with a link to the WSID food-growing section .   Potato tower: encouraging preliminary results A started a ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Mar 20 2013 - 8:15am - 6 comments - 0 attachments

Canned Diced Roasted Green Chiles replacement

Does anyone know what type of pepper companies use for canned diced green chiles?  They are typically really mild. I am looking to grow, roast, and can my own this season and I am curious to see if anybody has some feedback on what I might try.  Ancho ...

Discussion - jasonw - Mar 4 2013 - 10:31am - 9 comments - 0 attachments

Experience Growing Wheat

Does anyone have any experience growing small patches of wheat?  I am thinking about doing an experimental patch of hard winter wheat this fall using 4 cattle panels with 8' T-posts (wire topped) as the fenced in area (deer and goat protection).  ...

Discussion - jasonw - Oct 2 2012 - 7:38pm - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Growing Your Own Fruits & Vegetables

Growing your own fruits and vegetables is a process of urban agriculture , suburban gardening, or small farming of food for non-commercial use. It can be a form of ...

Wiki Page - Wendy S. Delmater - Mar 19 2017 - 12:40pm - 7 comments